None of us know where the evolution of technology will end up, but we can attempt to guide it. I see OpenStack as a very real and possible path for the networking industry to take.
I've been in the field of networking since 2007 when I got my first sip of the Cisco koolaid in a Netacad vocational program. I've expanded my love for the industry to include other vendors since then, and I believe I've truly found my calling in life.
I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Quantum,Openstack-ci,Openstack-manuals